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    2006 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle Coin

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    This year marked the 20th anniversary of the release of the American Gold Eagle coins. The US Mint offered special sets for collectors as well as introducing new versions of the coin featuring an uncirculated finish. The 20th Anniversary Gold Eagle Set was a 3 coin set that was limited to 10,000 units and promptly sold out. The 20th Anniversary Gold and Silver Eagle Set was a 2 coin set that was limited to 20,000 units and sold out within a few months. Additionally, the US Mint introduced the American Gold Buffalo midway through 2006. These were offered in addition to the American Gold Eagles. In 2006, all 4 denominations of the American Gold Eagle coins saw declines in their mintage numbers, with the 1/2 oz coins mintage numbers going from 80,023 in 2005 to 66,005 in 2006. The 1 oz Gold Eagle suffered the largest mintage decrease. JM Bullion presently has the 2006 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle Coin available for purchase.

    Coin Highlights:

    • Arrives in a protective plastic flip!
    • 21st year of the American Gold Eagle coin series!
    • Contains 1/2 Troy oz of actual gold content.
    • Bears a face value of $25 (USD) fully backed by the US government.
    • Lady Liberty featured on the obverse.
    • A family of eagles featured on the reverse.

    The American Gold Eagle obverse features the full-length figure of Lady Liberty. This design was created by Augustus Saint-Gaudens in the early 1900s, initially appearing on the Double Eagle ($20) coins that were minted through 1933. This Gold Eagle Lady Liberty is a version of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle Lady Liberty. She appears to be walking right off the coin to you. Her outstretched right hand is carrying a torch and she is holding an olive branch in her left hand. Lady Libertys hair is flowing in the breeze behind her. Near the bottom edge of the coin, to the left of her right foot, is a depiction of the Capitol building.

    The American Gold Eagle reverse features an eagle family created by Miley Busiek and sculpted by Sherl J. Winter. The male eagle is in flight, clutching an olive branch, headed towards a nest occupied by an eagle family. It is intended to symbolize the importance of family in America. It includes several inscriptions as well.

    The American Gold Eagle coins are made of a durable composition of 22 karat gold. They are comprised of 91.67% gold, 3% silver, and 5.33% copper. The 1 oz Gold Eagle coin is the largest of the 4 coins, with each coin weight getting smaller in size.

    The year 2001 was the start of twelve consecutive years where the price of gold increased. The price of gold surpassed the $300 per ounce mark, the $400 per ounce mark, the $500 per ounce mark, until in 2006, the price of gold surpassed the $700 per ounce mark. This was the first time since 1980 where the price of gold was this high. After starting 2006 at $530.00 per ounce, it finished the year at $632.00 per ounce, an increase of more than 23% over the previous year.

     

    If you have any questions, please contact our JM Bullion Customer Service team, as we will be happy to help. We can be reached via phone at 800-276-6508, via our live chat, or via our email.

    JMB ID 4049854
    Year 2006
    Mint Mark Not Shown
    Purity .9167
    Manufacturer US Mint
    Thickness 2.24 mm
    Diameter 27 mm
    Inner Pack 20
    Outer Pack 1000
    Condition Uncirculated
    Face Value $25
    Issuing Country United States
    Obverse Designer Augustus Saint Gaudens
    Reverse Designer Miley Busiek
    Edge Design Reeded
    Series American Eagle
    CoA No
    Capsule Size 27 mm
    Packaging Type Plastic Flip
    Metal Weight .5 Troy Ounce
    Shipping Free Shipping on Orders Over $199
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    JM Bullion fully insures all its shipments. Should anything happen while your package is in transit to you, it will be covered by our insurance policy subject to the conditions set forth in this Section 13 of our Terms and Conditions. Please read this section of the Terms and Conditions carefully.

    If we determine the package is lost or damaged, we file a claim. We reserve the right to re-ship your items or refund your money at our discretion.

    My package appears to have been damaged or tampered with. What should I do?+

    We recommend you refuse any shipment that appears to be damaged or tampered with as the shipping insurance ends once signed for and/or delivered. When refused, the package(s) will return to JM Bullion for inspection. If you have taken possession of a damaged or tampered package, please save all packaging and contact JM Bullion at1-800-276-6508 within 48 hours for further instructions. Failure to notify us of damage or tampering within 48 hours fromsignatureor delivery date may impact our ability to cover your claim.

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    1. When we receive your payment (checks and wires must be initiated/sent by you).
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    2. Holding period after cleared payment.
      • Depending on your payment method, we will hold the order once payment is received and cleared. The hold periods by payment method are listed in checkout and in your confirmation email. Paper checks take the longest and are held up to five business days after payment clears.
    3. Shipping method and transit time.
      • UPS 3-Day Air is the fastest and most reliable method of shipping. These are usually delivered in 1-3 business days once in transit.
      • USPS is less consistent in both transit time and tracking accuracy.
    What happens if my order is lost in transit?+

    All packages shipped by JM Bullion are covered by insurance subject to certain conditions. In the unlikely event that your order is Lost in Transit, you need to contact us immediately. Lost in Transit is defined for the USPS as tracking not having updated in 5 or more calendar days. For UPS, it is 3 calendar days. You must contact us within 7 days since last tracking for USPS and 3 days since last tracking for UPS. If you do not contact us by these timeframes, insurance will not cover the package.

    Once you contact us, we research the shipment with the carrier and begin the claim process. The claims process can take 30 or more days to resolve, and many Lost in Transit shipments end up getting delivered late. If the package is delivered, you must notify us within 24 hours.

    See also Section 13 of our Terms and Conditions.

    What happens if my order is damaged in transit?+

    Though unlikely, if your order is damaged during transit and/or any items are missing we require you to contact JM Bullion immediately so we can begin the claims process. If you have taken possession of a shipment that is damaged and/or is missing items, you have 2 days (48 hours) from the date of delivery to contact us as stated in our Terms and Conditions.

    Will I need to sign for my package?+

    Orders under $1000 will not require a signature unless that option is selected and paid for at checkout. Orders over $1000 will always require a signature for delivery. Please note, per our Terms and Conditions, once a package shows delivered, our responsibility ends. Please be available and attentive to receive the package when the courier arrives. Due to COVID 19, couriers are not always getting the signature.

    What if my order shows delivered but I did not receive it?+

    Please note that JM Bullion will not be responsible for reimbursements or insurance claims on packages that are successfully delivered as addressed. Our liability and insurance cease the moment the package is signed for or left at the specified delivery address. Any issues or problems with a shipment MUST be reported to JM Bullion within two (2) calendar days of recorded delivery, else JM Bullion may deny any claim.

    Do you ship internationally?+

    We only ship to U.S. addresses (including P.O. Boxes and APO addresses). We do not ship to U.S. territories.

    Do I have to ship my order to my billing address?+

    Depending on your method of payment, it is possible to have your order shipped to an address other than your billing address. If you pay with paper check, bank wire, ACH, Ethereum, Ripple, or bitcoin, you may have your order shipped wherever you please, with two exceptionsUPS locations and mail forwarding locations. If you pay with a credit/debit card, it depends on your order history. For credit cards, put the order through with your billing address as the shipping address, and then call us to see if we can change it to an alternate. If you pay via PayPal, your order must ship to a PayPal Verified address.

    How will I know when my order ships?+

    We will notify you by email once your order ships. You can also check the current status by logging in to your account or using ourTrack An Orderpage.

    How do I choose my shipping method?+

    You may choose how your order is shipped during the checkout process. In the last section of the checkout page, 4 Shipping Method, you will see the available shipping options for your order. If your purchase is eligible for free shipping, the pre-selected option will be base shipping, which is either USPS or UPS at our choice. If you would like to upgrade your shipping, you may choose one of the other options for a small fee. Simply click on the circle next to the shipping method you desire, and your order will be shipped via that method.

    If my order includes an item on presale, will the in-stock items ship first?+

    Unfortunately, due to the way insurance is applied to an order, everything must ship at the same time (i.e., in-stock items must await shipment until all presale items have arrived). Your order will ship in its entirety within 24-72 hours of our receiving the presale item. An email notification will be sent when your order ships.

    Do you ship to US territories?+

    We do not ship to US territories. Due to special requirements set by the postal systems, we are unable to ship outside of U.S. states.

    What does “No Will Call” mean?+

    All UPS shipments ship with a No Will Call restriction, meaning the package cannot be picked up from a UPS location. This is a precaution to prevent orders from being fraudulently intercepted.

    UPS will make three delivery attempts. If nobody is available at the delivery address to sign and accept delivery, the package will be returned to us.

    Where do you ship orders from?+

    All orders will ship from our warehouse in Las Vegas, Nevada. We mask our return address on all packages as to not give away the contents of the package.

    Do you offer UPS shipping to Alaska and Hawaii?+

    No, we do not. The costs in shipping to these places is extremely prohibitive, so we utilize USPS on all shipments.

    Do we ship to P.O. Boxes?+

    Yes! When products are shipped via the United States Postal Service, we can ship to a P.O. Box. Please note that insurance on shipments to P.O. Boxes ends as soon as the package shows delivered.

    Do you ship to UPS store?+

    No. UPS 3-Day Air service excludes shipments to UPS Stores, Mail Stores, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, APO addresses, and P.O. Boxes.

    How do you ship orders?+

    Orders are shipped in inconspicuous packaging via either USPS or UPS.* All shipments are fully insured. Our shipping policy, which is based on order size, can be viewedhere.

    *UPS 3-Day Air excludes Alaska, Hawaii, PO Boxes, UPS Store, and APO addresses. No Will Call pickups permitted.Saturday service not included.

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